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Education ministry to send advisers to cut teachers’ overtime

May 15, 2017

TOKYO- In a bid to help reduce teachers’ overtime, Japan’s education ministry will launch a program next month to send advisers to local education boards. Experts in operational efficiency and officials of local governments that have been trying out their own

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LDP to set up constitutional revision drafting panel

May 15, 2017

TOKYO- Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party will set up a drafting committee for a constitutional revision as early as this month, an LDP executive said Sunday. The committee will be established under the party’s Headquarters for the Promotion of Revision to

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Japan, NZ agree to lead TPP talks without US

May 15, 2017

TOKYO- Japan and New Zealand agreed Monday to lead discussions at a ministerial meeting in Vietnam later this month of the remaining member economies of the Trans-Pacific Partnership to establish the free trade zone without the United States. Japanese Economic Revitalization

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Alleged Japanese remains with bullet-like hole on head found in Bohol

May 15, 2017

A human skeleton allegedly of a male Japanese national, with bullet-like hole in the head, was found in a forested area in Bilar, Bohol, police said on Sunday. Bilar investigators suspected that they were remains of a Japanese because of

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PH, Japan, ReCAAP ISC hold drill off Sulu

May 14, 2017

The Philippines and Japan coast guards, along with an international agency dealing with piracy and robbery at sea, have conducted communications and surveillance exercise in southern Philippines on Saturday. Commodore Leopoldo Laroya, commander of Maritime Security and Law Enforcement of

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Japan plans to fund building of drug rehab center in Baguio

May 14, 2017

The Japanese government is eyeing to finance the construction of a state-of-the-art drug rehabilitation center for drug dependents in Baguio City, a local official said. According to Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan, officials from the Department of Health already talked

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NBI arrests Japanese for alleged use, sale of illegal drugs

May 13, 2017

A Japanese national was arrested in a law enforcement operation conducted by the National Bureau of Investigation in Manila on Friday night. In a report, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) said the Japanese was arrested inside his hotel room

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Nissan sales, profits down

May 12, 2017

Tokyo- Nissan Motor Co. saw its consolidated sales and operating balance fall simultaneously for the first time in eight years in fiscal 2016, which ended in March. In the year, operating profit at the major Japanese automaker slid 6.4 percent from

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